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Samantha Michaels

3275 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd.

Suite 207

Westlake Village, CA  91361


Samantha Michaels is a counselor, author and speaker, working intuitively in assessing where someone may be holding on to suppressed emotional trauma, and helping release the blocked energies both emotionally and physically.  She is certified in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Stress Management, is a certified Master Mindfulness Instructor, clinical hypnotherapist and licensed addictionologist.  Having worked for years at the prestigious Passages Malibu, she brings discretion and a wealth of experience in helping celebrities, Fortune 500 executives and a high-caliber clientele address the unique challenges inherent in a very public lifestyle.


She has worked in the entertainment industry, as an executive in the corporate world, co-hosted an interview format radio show on "Emotional Fitness" with Dr. Barton Goldsmith, and has been in private practice for 25 years.  Researching into the powerful connections between mind and health, she has done imagery and counseling with cancer patients and their families, volunteered doing spiritual counseling through hospice, assisted in designing and implementing corporate stress management and wellness programs with Dr. David Bresler, and worked in a research capacity with Dr. Norman Cousins at the Psychoneuroimmunology Institute at UCLA.  She has taught mindfulness and meditation workshops in the U.S., and in Ireland.


Having studied extensively in contemplative and spiritual disciplines across many cultures, her work with Dr. Richard Moss on the psychophysiology of awakening consciousness has had a profound influence on her work with individuals and groups.  She received her BA from UCLA, and is now completing an interdisciplinary Masters/Doctoral program.  She brings studies into cultural anthropology, mind body medicine, comparative religion and transpersonal psychology into her work.


Workshops, meditation and mindfulness classes are available, please email me for the current schedule.  Zoom, various video platform and phone sessions available.